Saturday, March 26, 2016

Transport company seeking to rezone property on Booze Mtn. Rd. Two hurt in Bartow motorcycle crash. Coosa Valley and Northwest Georgia Credit Unions to merge. Judge Walter Matthews to retire. Rain expected for Easter. Dining news. Sports and more.

Where your news day starts: and

Today's weather:

  • A beautiful spring Saturday ahead with sunshine, high near 73. Rain expected Sunday with 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms. No severe weather is expected in our area at this time. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • JWH Transport seeks to rezone property on Booze Mountain Rd. to expand business. Rezoning
  • Bartow EMS: Two injured in motorcycle accident on Sewell Rd., including one airlifted to hospital. Bartow
  • Coosa Valley Credit Union and Northwest Georgia Credit Union to merge. All locations to remain open for now, few layoffs expected if any. Approval expected by summer. Merger
  • Floyd County Superior Court Chief Judge Walter J. Matthews to retire effective Sept. 1, 2016 after serving 28 years. Matthews
  • Dining: The Partridge Restaurant now open for "Southern" Breakfast, CFA now serving new Spicy Southwest Salad. Dining
  • Buzz: Martha Berry Museum offers special fashion viewing. Notary Public training classes. Chattahoochee Tech hosts military summit. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Two Floyd County juniors selected for Governor's Honors program. Smile Report
  • Winner announced for Bartow County's 'Every Child's a Star' benefiting Advocates for Children. Star
  • Easter services at local churches today and Sunday. Easter
  • Keith Mickler: Could be another bad year for Ambrosia beetles. Mickler
  • Georgia Health News: Legislature OKs tax credits for donations to rural health care. Health
  • Remembering Ouida Parker Maddox, Mary Joyce Ragland, Billy Floyd Roberson and Jeannette Streeter. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school updates: Baseball scores.
  • Complete list of 2016 High School football schedules. Football
  • Georgia Tech fires Men's basketball coach.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets on sale; opening day is April 7.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Join us Monday from 7-9 a.m. Our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m., Andy Harris, President of Coosa Valley Credit Union on merger with Northwest Georgia Credit Union.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Reba Barnes, Light the Lake at Darlington
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Louise Branham, Child Abuse Prevention Month

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